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2019 General Elections Postponed: #BreakingNews from INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria, has postponed the Presidential and National Assembly general elections to Saturday, February 23, 2019. In the same light, the Governorship and State House of Assembly general elections have also been rescheduled to Saturday, March 9, 2019. The INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, stated this during a press briefing held […]

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Nigerian Students Aim to Light Up The Nation with Total Team Grant

Gone are the days when you will find only few Nigerian students taking bold steps towards making significant and positive change in their country. It is with great pleasure I will like you to meet these group of vibrant Nigerian students, who have put their intelligence into a plan and aim to Light Up their […]

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South African AIDS Conference – 8th Edition

The 8th edition of the South African AIDS Conference will be held next year, from Tuesday, June 13 – Friday, June 16 2017 in Durban, South Africa. The theme of the coming year’s conference has been tagged as: “The Long Walk to Prevention: Every Voice Counts” This AIDS Conference will provide a unique opportunity to […]

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2017 Annual SPDC Scholarship Scheme – Announcement

Here’s a special announcement for the 2017 Annual SPDC Scholarship Scheme. The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) is delighted to announce the seventh annual SPDC Niger Delta Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for applicants from Rivers, Delta, Imo and Bayelsa States. The objective of the scheme is to provide an opportunity for qualifying students from […]

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Boxing Day: The Origin and Present Day Practice

One of the yummy things about Christmas is the Boxing Day holiday that comes right after Christmas day! This day is celebrated across many different continents and is usually on the 26th of December the next day after Christmas or in some countries, the first weekday after Christmas. If you’re reading this at Christmas, I […]

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Business

When Is The Right Time To Get A Startup Loan?

If you own a startup or you’re thinking of starting one, Osayi Alile of The Guardian Newspapers writes on the practical time in your business to consider applying for a loan. She writes; As 2016 draws to an end, you are probably making big plans to usher in the New Year. After all, it’s been a […]

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Letter from robbers put residents of Lagos estate in panic

Residents of a certain ‘Joseph Harrison Estate’ in Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria, has raised alarm that they received a letter from robbers warning them of the robbers’ imminent visit. According to the scanned copy of the letter sent to the residents, the robbers warned that the residents’ failure to be of support to them will […]

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Donald had the Trump card: Donald Trump wins US 2016 election

Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of U.S. The report is conclusive as of the voting results from the US 2016 election. With this victory, the President elect, Donald Trump promises to ‘renew the American dream’. Many citizens of the United States and activists have dreaded Trump’s victory. A lot considered Trump’s campaign to […]

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All Roads Leads to Port Harcourt: Shell Donates ₦1 Billion to Library

Port Harcourt, Rivers State is getting many recognition lately, as Shell donates a whooping sum of  ₦1 Billion (Nigerian Naira) to the Port Harcourt Library just a few days after the Access Bank Plc. had paid their visit to the state. Just about two (2) days after Access Bank visited Rivers State to partner with the […]

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Women Empowerment: Access Bank Partners with Rivers State

In sustenance of its objective to empowering Women in Business, Access Bank Plc through its ‘W’ Academy in partnership with the office of the Rivers State Governor’s wife recently organised a capacity building workshop for female business owners in the state. The ‘Womenpreneur Business Workshop’ was the second edition of Access Bank’s empowerment program in […]